Kawasaki Z250 (ER250C, ER250D): review, history, specs


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Class: naked

Production: 2013-2017, 2019+

Related: Kawasaki Ninja 250R

Models
Kawasaki Z250 (ER250C)

2013-2014

(Asia)

Kawasaki Z250 ABS (ER250D)

2015-2017

(Asia)

Kawasaki Z250 ABS (ER250E)

2019+

(Asia)

Kawasaki Z250 (2013-2014)
Kawasaki Z250 ABS (2015-2017)
Kawasaki Z250 ABS (2019+)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2013 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250

Code: ER250CDF, ER250CDS

2014 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250

Code: ER250CEF

2015 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250 ABS

Code: ER250DFF

2016 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250 ABS

Code: ER250DGF

2017 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250 ABS

Code: ER250DHF

2019 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250 ABS

Code: ER250EKF

2020 Asia Name: Kawasaki Z250 ABS

Code: ER250ELF

Specifications

Kawasaki Z250 / Z250 ABS: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2015 mm / 79,3 in

1990 mm / 78,3 in - Z250 (2019+)

Overall width 750 mm / 29,5 in

800 mm / 31,5 in - Z250 (2019+)

Overall height 1025 mm / 40,3 in

1060 mm / 41,7 in - Z250 (2019+)

Seat height 785 mm / 30,9 in

795 mm / 31,3 in - Z250 (2019+)

Wheelbase 1410 mm / 55,5 in

1370 mm / 53,9 in - Z250 (2019+)

Ground clearance 145 mm / 5,7 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 168 kg / 370 lbs – Z250

170 kg / 375 lbs – Z250 ABS (2015-2017)

164 kg / 361 lbs - Z250 (2019+)

FRAME Type Tubular, diamond (steel)

Trellis, high-tensile steel - Z250 (2019+)

Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 37 mm, 120 mm / 4,72 in

Telescopic fork 41 mm, 120 mm / 4,72 in - Z250 (2019+)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock, 134 mm / 5,27 in

Adjustable: 5-way spring pre-load

Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load), 130 mm / 5,1 in - Z250 (2019+)

Front tire size 110/70-17M/C (54H)
Rear tire size 140/70-17M/C (66H)
Front brake Single disc, 290 mm, 2-piston caliper (Z250 ABS - ABS)

Single disc, 310 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS) - Z250 (2019+)

Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper (Z250 ABS - ABS)
Fuel capacity 17,0 l / 4,5 US gal

14,0 l / 3,7 US gal - Z250 (2019+)

Trail 82 mm / 3,23 in

92 mm / 3,6 in - Z250 (2019+)

Fuel economy 3,89 l / 100 km (60,5 mpg)

3,67 l / 100 km (64,1 mpg) - Z250 (2019+)

ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 62,0 x 41,2 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,19 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.3:1

11.6:1 - Z250 (2019+)

Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 31,0 hp (23,0 kW) / 11000 rpm

37,0 hp (27,0 kW) / 12500 rpm - Z250 (2019+)

Max. torque 21,0 Nm (2,1 kgf*m) / 8500 rpm

23,0 Nm (2,4 kgf*m) / 10500 rpm - Z250 (2019+)

0 to 100 km/h 7,7 sec
Top speed 155 km/h (96 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type FI (Fuel Injection) with dual throttle valve
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate (from Z250 ABS: assist & slipper clutch), cable operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 3.086

3.068 - Z250 (2019+)

Final reduction
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.600; 2.769 - Z250 (2019+)

1.789; 1.894 - Z250 (2019+)

1.409; 1.500 - Z250 (2019+)

1.136; 1.240 - Z250 (2019+)

1.000; 1.074 - Z250 (2019+)

0.892; 0.960 - Z250 (2019+)

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 23A 14V at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-8Ah

Images

Kawasaki Z250 / Z250 ABS: images, gallery.

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Kawasaki Z250 (2019+)
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Videos

Kawasaki Z250 / Z250 ABS: video.

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Kawasaki Z250 2019+

Manuals

Kawasaki Z250 / Z250 ABS: manuals, parts, microfiches.